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NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Tristan Roberts on May 8, 2013, 5:36 pm

I have just added an FAQ to our guidance above, at...

Last reply: Susan Walter, Jul 24, 2013, 10:01 am

How are you interpreting this comment?

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Valerie Molinski on Jun 17, 2013, 11:21 am

Review comment that I have never received before states the following:

"Several products include...

Last reply: Susan Walter, Jun 17, 2013, 12:54 pm

Restored materials

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by jaume balana on Jun 13, 2013, 6:02 am

Our project scope is an historical building restoration and retrofit.
Several items such as windows, doors and floor tiles are removed, restored in a workshop near the site project and...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Jun 13, 2013, 9:54 am

Distance by sea using nautical miles(by sea)

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Benjie Herrera on Apr 26, 2013, 1:05 am

In using the option 2 , can I use the nautical miles divided by 15 to arrive at the distance by sea?

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, May 1, 2013, 11:38 am

Owner Purchased Contractor Installed

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Jessica Kilby on Apr 2, 2013, 3:07 pm

I have not come across this situation before, but the Carpet for our entire building has already been purchased by the Owner. The way I read MRc5, we should not count this material towards the...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Apr 2, 2013, 3:21 pm

Regionally extracted or harvested material components

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Kim Shinn on Feb 9, 2010, 4:58 pm

Our project site is well within the 500 mile radius of the Intergalactic Carpet Capital, Dalton, GA, so I'm pretty sure our carpet complies on the manufacturing criteria. But what about point of...

Last reply: Tristan Roberts, Mar 20, 2013, 7:20 pm

By rail vs. by sea vs. by inland waterway

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Charles Clark Jr on Aug 28, 2012, 9:42 am

What is the basis for the divisor chosen in the calculation for each of these particular modes of transportation? There seems to be a large discrepancy between "by sea" and "by inland waterway."...

Last reply: Nadav Malin, Jan 17, 2013, 1:23 pm

Recycled content counted as a regional material

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Sara Heppe on Dec 17, 2012, 4:13 pm

Tristan Roberts HPDC Technical Director Quill Nook Farm LEEDuser Expert 11456 thumbs up December 17, 2012- 4:23 pm Sara, I would ask the consultant for the source of their information on this. Although there are some gray areas and technicalities around some aspects of this credit and MRc4, there is no clear-cut exception by which recycled content can automatically be called regional.Note that the point structure in LEED-CI  is a little different than in other rating systems—you can get partial credit for regional manufacture only.Also, since I have seen you post under the LEED for Homes forum...

Last reply: Taylor Ralph, Dec 26, 2012, 12:01 pm

Laid Up Panels

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Mark Wilkinson on Nov 16, 2012, 10:37 am

We purchase plywood and laminate from local vendors and manufacturer laid-up laminate panels from these two inputs. These laid up panels are then modified into casework. Which items do we use...

Last reply: Susan Walter, Dec 14, 2012, 3:45 pm

How Calculate Raw Material Distance for New Option 2

NC-2009 MRc5: Regional Materials
posted by Charles Clark Jr on Dec 14, 2012, 11:08 am

than 500, then I would count it as a regional material. Personally, I disagree with how this whole credit is setup/worded (as I explained in my post on this forum on October 31), and I completely...

Last reply: John Casciato, Dec 14, 2012, 12:30 pm